Mexico gender parity: Congress is half female, female governors make historic gains – The Washington Post

For the first time, 50 percent of lawmakers in Mexico’s lower house of Congress are women. (That compares with 27 percent in the U.S. House of Representatives.) Women are set to lead nearly a quarter of Mexico’s 32 states, after historic gains in the June midterm elections. In several states, including Sonora, women will outnumber men in local legislatures.

Source: Mexico gender parity: Congress is half female, female governors make historic gains – The Washington Post